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Speaker Profile - M. C. Tillson


Region: California: San Francisco/South
Age Levels: 5-10 and 11-13
Will Travel: Anywhere in my country
Skype Visit: Yes
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M.C. Tillson loves reading and writing children’s books. She grew up and went to college in North Carolina, graduating with a B.A. from St. Andrews Presbyterian College where she studied  Political Science. (“I use it every day,” says Tillson.)

After moving to California, M.C. Tillson started her technical writing career in Silicon Valley and got her Master’s Degree (also in Political Science). Today she’s the owner of A&M Writing and Publishing and the author of several children’s books, including The Clue at Copper Harbor, The Mystery of Eagle Harbor, The Secret of Bete Grise Bay, and The Mystery at Oak Island.

M.C.Tillson and her son live in Northern California with Mercy, a chocolate and white Brittany who enjoys digging holes and blogging (

Presentation Description:
I offer a variety of experiences for schools from basic assemblies to individual classroom workshops. Please contact me about your particular requirements.